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Emory professor T Cooper interviews screenwriter Ron Nyswaner

T Cooper hosts a podcast for the Writers Guild of America's OnWriting podcast series. He interviews Ron Nyswaner, the screenwriter of Philadelphia. They talk mostly about his most recent project, Fellow Travelers, which is on Showtime, but also about representation, craft, and storytelling around LGBTQ lives in film/television.

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Emory professor Jericho Brown named Academy of American Poets chancellor

Jericho Brown, the Emory University Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Creative Writing, has been named to the Board of Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets.
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Kimberly Belflower on childhood, growing up and reclaiming the “Lost Girl”

Nostalgia and growth are the driving forces behind Lost Girl, a feminist follow-up to J.M. Barrie’s famous tale of Wendy Darling and the boy who never grew up. It’s appropriate that playwright Kimberly Belflower essentially grew up while she wrote the play, which she began at age 20 and finished nearly 10 years later.

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Tayari Jones takes Emory president to creative writing class on podcast

On the latest episode of One Big Question, Emory President Gregory L. Fenves talks to bestselling author and creative writing professor Tayari Jones about the power of storytelling.

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Fitzcarraldo Editions has hired Rachael Allen to launch a poetry list

Fitzcarraldo Editions has hired Rachael Allen to launch a poetry list, including a collection from Emory Poetry Fellow, Sasha Debevec-McKenney:

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Meet the #AWP25 HBCU Fellowship Program Creative Advisor (AWP):

Thriving undergraduate creative writing programs exist at many historically Black colleges and universities